Ikegami, Aiko

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_row column_structure=”2_3,1_3″ _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″ _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″]

Aiko Ikegami was born in Tokyo and now lives in Columbus. As a child, she loved animals, drawing, and painting. She received a degree in child education and a PhD in pharmacology. After years of working as a neuropharmacologist, she left the field and decided to follow her dream of creating picture books.

 

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”1_3″ _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_team_member name=”Aiko Ikegami” position=”Author” image_url=”https://buckeyebookfair.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Ikegamiaiko16_Web.jpg” _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”2b5f0679-9563-435e-beb7-ad1d1b6f317b” hover_enabled=”0″ alt=”headshot Aiko Ikegami” title_text=”Ikegamiaiko16_Web”][/et_pb_team_member][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row column_structure=”2_5,3_5″ _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”2_5″ _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_image src=”https://buckeyebookfair.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Ikegamiaiko16_friendsCover.jpg” align=”right” _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”6d13baf9-d664-498d-93d4-f47b882a91f7″ hover_enabled=”0″ alt=”book cover Friends” title_text=”Ikegamiaiko16_friendsCover”][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”3_5″ _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″]

FRIENDS (2016): A girl from a faraway place begins her first day at school. She doesn’t speak the language and she looks different. She just doesn’t fit in. But one day, she makes an unexpected friend: a squirrel! Then a rabbit joins them. Soon the girl’s fuzzy woodland friends are followed by human ones and school becomes more fun! When a surprising new student joins the class, the girl and her new friends know just how to make him feel at home. (Ages 4-8)

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.